Life University Girls Lacrosse Camp

Life University

Marietta, GA 30060


Overview

GameBreaker Lacrosse is proud to announce that we will be hosting a girls day and half day camp at Life University this summer. Located in Marietta, GA, Life University is the perfect camp location. Join GameBreaker for what promises to be a great week of lax and fun!


About Our Coaches

Kylar Ferguson

Kylar Ferguson is the head women's lacrosse coach at Life University.

Ferguson comes to Life U from Kell High School, where she served the last two years as the junior varsity girl's lacrosse coach, assisted varsity and head coach of the Kell HS youth program. While there, she supported the program to back-to-back appearances in the state championship game.

In addition to her duties at Kell HS, Ferguson also served as the head coach of the Kennesaw State Women's Club Lacrosse program in 2016. In her time at the helm, she coached her squad to an undefeated season. She also served as head coach for the Hotlanta Club Lacrosse program over the last year, where her team came away with the 2016 Fall Classic Tournament Championship as well as the 2017 Music City Championship.

Ferguson began her coaching career at the Walker School in 2013, where she spent two seasons as the head junior varsity coach and assistant with the U9 youth team.

As a player, Ferguson was a member of the inaugural Kennesaw State women's lacrosse squad


Camp Details

Check in/out: All campers check in daily at 8:45 am. The full day campers will check out daily at 3:00 pm with our half day campers checking out at 12:00 pm.

Age & Ability: Our day camp is open to girls ages 6-16, with a half-day option open to ages 6-10. All ability and levels are welcomed.

Meals: Campers are to bring their own lunch to camp.

Camp Schedule


8:45 - Campers arrive and check in; Stretching and warm-up
9:15 - First Session - Individualized skill work
10:15 - Position specific training
10:30 – Break, team building and leadership events
10:45 – Unsettled situational game play

12:00 – Supervised group lunch, Half-Day Campers depart

12:45 – Camp games and team building events
1:00 - Team Concepts – Settled game awareness and play
2:00 - Team games – Scrimmages
3:00 – Daily review and award ceremony - Full-Day Campers depart

 

Morning Training Session 1     

Fundamental Stick Work Specialized stick routines and targeted fundamental drills

 

Position Specific Training

Defense including a rotation of midfielders

Footwork – pivot, recovery and angles
Stick work – clearing, carrying and stick protection
Field Awareness – recovery and on ball play

 

Attack 

Situational Awareness – spacing, vision and offensive flow
Shooting– time and room, on the run, shot placement and selection
Dodging – from X, the ally and up top
Clearing and Riding

 

Midfield

Situational Awareness – spacing, vision and offensive flow
Shooting– time and room, on the run, shot placement and selection
Dodging – from X, the ally and up top
Defensive Play – body positioning and field awareness

 

Goalie

Communication - ball positioning, dictating the defense’s positions and player positioning
Mechanics – placement in cage, off stick and stick side movement
Clearing – moving the ball quickly, communicating where to go with the ball and stick work

 

Draw Specialist

Mechanics – footwork and body positioning
Outlets – pushing the ball to wings, communicating how and where they should go
Draw – speed work, counter moves and development of additional moves

 

Morning Training Session 2

Unsettled Situational Game Play, focused on special awareness specific to each type of situation

 

2v1 Fast play from the ally, X and Y
Cross field 3v2 continuous play
3v4 off ground ball and clears
Full field transitional continuous play

 

Chalk Talk - Reviewing techniques and game theories specific to the players position and the weeks on field technical activities

 

Afternoon Training Session 1

Grouped Position Specific Training- Attack vs. Defense, Midfield vs. Midfield

1v1’s, 2v2’s 3v3’s, 4v4’s– from all positions on the field focusing in
on specific game philosophy’s, techniques and spatial awareness

 

Specialized Team Building and Leadership Events
Lacrosse capture the flag, lax baseball, lax water balloons, lax maze runner, ultimate lacrosse and other leadership activities

 

Afternoon Training Session 2

Game Play - Clear ride scrimmage, full field scrimmages, camp championship tournament, 7 vs 7, small field lacrosse tournament

 

Daily Award Ceremony


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